No Pun Intended: Volume Too (The Last of Us Joke Books)
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During the Left Behind storyline, it’s revealed it was Riley Abel who gave Ellie a copy of No Pun Intended during their trip to Liberty Gardens in Boston. You can find a full list of every joke here.
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Two rivals eating a big steak at an eating competition will have a lot of beef between them, no pun intended.
There is even a competition for pun creation, the O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships. In this competition, punslingers (a pun on gunslingers) compete against each other to win. In one category, they present as many excellent puns as they can in 90 seconds, and in the other, competitors go head to head to create puns on a given topic in four rounds of single-elimination heats. The competition has existed since 1977 in Austin, Texas. In 2020, the competition went virtual due to the “pundemic.” Overall, the phrase no pun intended is used when someone has created a clever play on words known as a pun, whether intentional or not. The phrase can be used to call out a pun, draw attention to the fact that one made a pun, or to spare one’s ego if the pun they made fell flat. The phrase may also be used to spare someone’s ego if they make a pun that is not well received, according to Linguaholic. If someone makes a pun and nobody laughs, they may use the phrase no pun intended to insist that they were not trying to make a pun or “dad joke.” What is a pun?Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom. There are many diverse influences on the way that English is used across the world today. We look at some of the ways in which the language is changing. Read our series of blogs to find out more. Liebesträume: ("Love as long as you can!", "O lieb, so lang du lieben kannst"). Liebestraum No. 3 in A-flat major is the last of the three that Liszt wrote and the most ...
In episode 4, Ellie reveals her pun book, No Pun Intended: Volume Too — which is regarded in Last of Us lore as her own personal and special belonging. Throughout the game, Ellie borrows jokes from a book several times, but eagle-eyed viewers were offered their first glimpse when Ellie introduced a few of the book’s puns to Joel during their cross-country journey to Wyoming. When someone says no pun intended, however, it is when they say something that could be taken to have two meanings; an obvious one, and a slightly "off" interpretation; and they want you to know they are not making an intentional play on words and want you to take what they said to be the obvious meaning:Oxford Languages states that a pun is a joke which utilizes the different meanings of a word, or similar-sounding words. These double meanings are used to create humorous – and sometimes cringeworthy – jokes. Shiv: Sharpening · Health: Splinting · Shiv: Reinforcement · Melee: Knots · Molotov: Construction · Bomb: Containment · Melee: Techniques · Smoke: Chemistry · Health: Sterilization · Molotov: Deployment · Smoke: Shaping · Bomb: Shrapnel Numero sign: The numero sign or numero symbol, №, (also represented as Nº, No, No./no.), is a typographic abbreviation of the word number(s) indicating ordinal numeration ...